Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches Characters

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Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde is the author of all the works in this book, but is also present as a character in most of them, as she writes in the first person, using stories of her life experience to illustrate her points. Audre Lorde was a black lesbian feminist poet. Though more famous for her poetry, she also wrote essays and gave speeches and lectures frequently. Lorde was born in New York City and grew up in Harlem. She spent a year at the National University of Mexico, during which she had an epiphany that cemented her later career as a poet and writer. She earned her master's degree in library science from Columbia University and became head librarian at Town School Library in New York. During this time she was also married to a white man named Edwin Rollins, with whom she had her two children, Jonathan and...

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